Photo Competition XXI - Shopping Days

Discussion in 'BOARDANIA' started by Joculator, Oct 2, 2009.

  1. Joculator The 'Old' Fool

    Since all the Halloween goodies have been on sale in some of our local shops since the middle of July, it seems logical that Christmas goods will shortly be appearing. Ooops, I'll amend that statement as I took a break to go to the local supermarket; Christmas goods are already on sale.

    As a timely reminder of the festive season and the attempts by the big chains to get in quick to supplement the board of directors' bonuses the theme for this competition is Shopping Days.

    Closing date will be Sunday November 8th so you should have plenty of time to think of something.

    The Rules:
    - Photographs must be taken by you - no nicking them off the Web
    - Photos must be taken specifically for the contest - get out there and get snapping!
    - One picture per person.
    - No excessive digital manipulation (i.e. adding a more dramatic sky from another photo to your picture, or creating negative images etc.). Cropping, and adjusting levels, contrast, saturation etc. is ok though.
    - Equipment: Anything goes as long as the results can be seen from here.
    - Voting takes place when the contest closes.
    - The winner of the contest gets to choose the next subject.
    - The entire community is allowed to vote for one picture in the voting thread

    And for information and review, here are the past competitions and their themes:

    I "Beginning":
    Photo Competition Thread

    II "Connection":
    Photo Competition II, November 2006

    III "Faith":
    Photo Competition III, January 2007

    IV "Colour":
    Photo Competition IV, Feb 2007.

    V "Time":
    Photo Competition V, March 2007

    VI "Love":
    Photo competition VI

    VII "Landscape":
    Photo competition VII

    VIII "Moment":
    Photo Competition VIII

    IX "Roots":
    Photo Competition IX

    X "Surfaces":
    Photo Competition X

    XI "Joy":
    Photo Competition XI

    XII "Magic":
    Photo Competition XII

    XIII Shadow and Light":
    Photo Competition XIII

    XIV "Decay":
    Photo Competition XIV

    XV "Water":
    Photo Competition XV - Water

    XVI "Fire & Ice"
    Photo Competition XVI

    XVII "Dreams":
    Photo Competition XVII

    XVIII: "Bad Hair Day"
    Photo Competition XVIII

    XIX: "Ghosts"
    Photo Competition XIX

    XX: "Flight"
    Photo Competition XX

    Start date NOW

    Closing date for entries Sunday 8th November (midnight - local times)
  2. Joculatrix New Member

    I very rarely get a chance to catch the Joculator in front of the camera but this shopping trip really caught his attention. A local micro brewery selling ales and more importantly... with free samples. Well he looked like he was enjoying the day out.

  3. Joculator The 'Old' Fool

    Would it help, people, if I extend the closing date for anther week?

    Let's say last entries by Sunday 15th Nov
  4. Hsing Moderator

    Oh, I'd like to, but the weather is truly November-ish. And as there's no proper Halloween here, yet, there was no related shopping spree to take pictures of, either. Hm...
  5. Joculator The 'Old' Fool

    Here's me thinking a more open theme would be easier for everyone.

    I didn't have any particular special days in mind. Just people shopping.

    I must admit I have't spent a lot of time with a camera since I got involved with the NaNo writing so I'm struggling as well.

    Would another extension to the closing date be helpful?
  6. Lyia New Member

    I'm so sorry, I've been busy as well. To make matters worse I lost my camera. But I did find it yesterday in a shopping bag (there's irony for ya.) So I do have an idea for a picture, I can have it ready this weekend, if the competition isn't closed yet. If it is I understand.
  7. Joculator The 'Old' Fool

    Okay... Let's say the closing date is <drum roll>

    Sunday 29th November

    and that's my final offer

  8. Lyia New Member


    This was taken yesterday during the black Friday sales.
  9. Joculator The 'Old' Fool

    Last ditch entry... Shopping for trees -of all things :sad:

  10. Joculator The 'Old' Fool

    Okay... Competition is now closed.

    Voting thread coming later today.

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